Rabbits are beautiful fluffy animals that are valued among fur breeders for diet and meat. In a wide variety of breeds there are also especially popular ones. For example, white Pannon rabbits of Hungarian origin conquered specialists with excellent meat qualities and the ability to quickly gain weight. An adult individual sometimes reaches a mass of 5 kg.
- Appearance and characteristics
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- Features of breeding
- What is sick and how to avoid it
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The white Pannon rabbit breed is an absolutely white hybrid that was first born in the city of Godollo (Hungary) as a result of long-term work on breeding breeds, New Zealand White, Kal, became its “parents” Fornian and White Giant. Numerous photos and videos are pleasing to the eye, and the description and characteristics of the species give an idea of recognizable appearance.
Appearance and characteristics
Characteristics of the white rabbit Pannon gives a complete an idea of the breed and its features.What is the Pannon broiler rabbit remarkable for? If you watch the video, you can immediately understand how interesting it is. The description also gives an idea of the uniqueness of rabbits: the completely white color of the fur and the elongated body with brightly outlined muscles are the main distinguishing features. Any stains or blotches of a different color are not allowed.
The white rabbit Pannon has a well-built head with small ears with a standing form and red eyes. Soft fluffy wool is very pleasant to the touch and attractive in appearance. The breed of rabbits, white Pannon, has a skin tightly adjacent to the body, which makes it difficult to climb behind it. Albinos have a lot of fluff on their legs, and this allows them to move around without harm.
Females have excellent maternal qualities and very easily cope with the task of caring and feeding babies. In addition, they are able to care not only for their own, but also for other cubs, which is useful in the breeding process. When breeding animals, one can take into account the fact that they can be successfully crossed with representatives of other breeds: this will allow you to get strong and fast growing rabbits.
White Pannon rabbit – a meat breed with thin bones and 60% meat output from each individuals. Surprisingly, animals grow so fast that after 3 months there is an opportunity to slaughter and receive up to 3 kg of a tasty and high-quality product. Puberty occurs much earlier than in others: reaching the age of 90 days, the female is ready for mating, and she can reproduce up to 10 rabbits about 7 times a year.
White Pannon rabbits have gained popularity also because they are unpretentious to living conditions, perfectly adapt to any climate and easily tolerate both cold and heat, and this makes it possible to place cells even on the street. Animals do not need a lot of space, which is also a big plus, because it will be possible to place more animals in a smaller area.
Cleanliness is important for Pannon, which is why you just need to constantly clean, change the litter and wash the drinkers and feeders. It is also advisable to carry out a procedure for disinfection of places of detention at least 1 time per month.
The right choice of a dwelling will be a cage with a mesh floor, which is not difficult to do even by yourself, put a litter tray below.
Pannon’s character trait of friendliness makes it possible to populate cages with a sufficiently large number of individuals , but we must remember that overpopulation leads to the impossibility of getting fresh air, which is dangerous for the health of animals and entails the development of unpleasant diseases.
If we are talking about cell sizes, then there are certain standards. For example, their length should be at least 90 cm and not more than 1.5 m, and their width should be from 70 cm to 90 cm. For a height of 40 cm, it will be quite enough. Outdoor placement requires the construction of several separate enclosures to control mating. If you adhere to these requirements, there is a risk of a complete degeneration of the species. It also makes sense to create an additional room where pets can be taken for cleaning.
It is clear that the quality of the diet affects the productivity of even broilers. This should be done on time and based on the calculation of 40 g of feed per 1 rabbit per day. The diet should be balanced and nutritious.Be sure to include in the food:
- waste from the processing of sunflower;
- a variety of vegetables, such as potatoes, beets, carrots and others;
- all kinds of legumes;
- compound feed;
- a lot of fresh grass;
- hay from cereals and legumes.
Features of breeding
What features do Pannon rabbits have? When it comes to mating, you need to know the following fact: a female suffering from overweight will not let a male come in, which means that animals should not be obese. The procedure itself involves planting a female in a male cage for 15 minutes a day and so on for a week, which will give a guaranteed result of fertilization.
Specialists note the high fecundity and milkiness of rabbits. This is an additional plus, which allows not to feed babies in the first month of their life.
Also, the Pannon rabbit is characterized by a high degree of survival of young animals. Kids grow up quickly, but if the owner’s task is to get a large mass in the shortest possible time, then special feed should be added to the food. You need to know that the breed loses its properties as a result of closely related crossbreeding.
What is sick and how to avoid it
Although Pannon rabbits are famous for good immunity, improper care and poor living conditions often cause viral diseases, and poor nutrition provokes digestive upsets.You can notice this by symptoms such as poor appetite, bloated stomach, general lethargy, and loose stools. If nothing is done in time, then the ears go down in the rabbits, there is swelling of the eyes and blue lips, constipation, fever and itching. And this means that the virus is progressing. The most common diseases of the White Pannon rabbit are:
- hemorrhagic disease.
The most effective prevention will be vaccination at an early age. The first vaccine is given in 45 days, then after 14 days another, after 20 – another one, and the first again after 14 days. All the details will be told by the veterinarian, who needs to be contacted.
Reviews about the white Pannon rabbits are only positive. This is a rare case when the breed has no drawbacks at all, but there are more than enough advantages. These include:
- fast weight gain;
- high quality meat;
- ease of care;
- breed resistance to disease;
- stamina and survival;
- fertility and early puberty.
Those who breed white Pannon rabbits share only positive experience and reviews about them. There are no complaints and complaints, which means that they are suitable even for beginner rabbit breeders.Growing representatives of this breed is profitable and not costly. Continuation of the article …